logorrhea


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log·or·rhe·a

 (lô′gə-rē′ə, lŏg′ə-)
n.
Excessive use of words.

log′or·rhe′ic adj.

log•or•rhe•a

(ˌlɔ gəˈri ə, ˌlɒg ə-)

n.
1. pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech.
2. incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility.
[1900–05]
log`or•rhe′ic, adj.

logorrhea

1. an excessive or abnormal, sometimes incoherent talkativeness. — logorrheic, adj.
See also: Language
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.logorrhea - pathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking
cacoethes, mania, passion - an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
Translations

log·or·rhe·a

n. logorrea, continuo uso verbal.
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The disorienting logorrhea, virtuosic allusiveness, rejection of high seriousness, and call-and-response in Herrera's public reading of this poem at the Ruskin Art Club in L.
And this explains why some of them seem to be struck by logorrhea, unable to stop talking about everything under the sun as long as it has nothing to do with their original business which is theology.
The principles of loyalty and of the sacredness of royalty are submerged by the flow of words of the Citizen, who with his logorrhea decrees the finiteness of a theological meaning, relegated to mere historicity:
The number of mixed depressive symptoms, including flight of ideas, racing thoughts, logorrhea, aggression, excessive social contact, increased drive, irritability, and distractibility, predicted switch during inpatient treatment.
Largely unremarked in explorations of Oliveira's influences and affinities--though, for instance, Benilde and Rohmer's The Marquise of O (1976) can be profitably paired as mysteries of impregnation--the Frenchman shares many things with the Portuguese master, including a frequent reliance on antique forms and sources, themes of spiritual quest and testing, a preference for long takes, and, above all, a luxuriance of logorrhea.
The family declares that, during the morning, the patient has gone to the Nephrology Clinic for a routine appointment, where he has shown improper behaviour, accompanied by psychomotor restlessness, irritability, irascibility, logorrhea, and trivial language and overfamiliarity in his interaction with the medical personnel.
The suffix is used in many words like logorrhea which means excessive talking, running off at the mouth.
On the 7th day of treatment, excessively lively mood, dynamism, increased energy, increased libido, inability to sleep, irritability when tried to be inhibited, logorrhea, grandiosity, increase in plans and projects for the future started in the patient.
the activity set-up and cleanup, the good night's sleep, the absence of electronics, the getting dirty, the getting clean, the giving a cheer after losing, the giving a cheer after winning, the physical exercise (walking to the next event, rather than changing the channel to get there), the waiting (rather than instant gratification), the reflection (rather than the logorrhea of snap-chatting your first, uncensored thought about everything), and the hand-written letters all matter.
Hilst's narrative eschews plot entirely; instead, Hille's speech pours forth from her makeshift cell, a torrent of frustrated rants and philosophical inquiry, verbal explosion, logorrhea.
Liberal Movement of Rights and Freedoms leader Lyutvi Mestan described the speech as "the logorrhea of a political era which is fortunately coming to a close.
The American master of logorrhea focuses on all "that never can be told.